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Editors form human chain demanding amendment to Digital Security Act

  Dhaka, Oct 15 : The Editors’ Council formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Monday, demanding amendment to nine sections of the recently enacted Digital Security Act, 2018. Reading out a 7-point charter of ...

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Transport strike on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway suspended

  Chattogram, Oct 15 : Chattogram Road Transport Owners Association on Sunday night suspended their indefinite strike on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway upon assurance from the administration. The decision came from an emergency meeting at night, said its president Jahur Ahmed. ...

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Durga Puja begins today

  Dhaka, Oct 15 : Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, has begun today (Monday) with the incarnation (Bodhon) of goddess Durga at temples across the country, marking Sashthi. The five-day puja will come to an end ...

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PM opens Padma Bridge rail link work

Munshiganj, Oct 14 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday opened the construction work on the rail link between Dhaka and Jashore under the ‘Padma Bridge Rail Link Construction Project.’ She also unveiled the plaque of Padma Bridge’s name, ‘Padma ...

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Graft trial to continue in Khaleda’s absence: HC

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. File Photo Dhaka, Oct 14 : The High Court on Sunday cleared the way to continue the trial proceedings of Zia Charitable Trust graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in her absence. The High Court ...

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Dr Kamal joined hands with killers: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday came down heavily on Dr Kamal Hossain for forging an alliance with BNP calling the combine a platform of killers and opportunists.   “Dr Kamal claims to be an advocate of truthfulness, but has ...

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Bangladesh invests significantly to make agriculture climate resilient

  Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Masud Bin Momen. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 14 : Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Masud Bin Momen has said Bangladesh has been spending over 1 percent of ...

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Pabna journalist hurt in attack by miscreants

  Pabna, Oct 14 : A journalist of a private television channel sustained injuries in an attack carried out by miscreants in front of Pabna Seba Hospital in the district town on Saturday night. Injured Habibur Rahman Swapan, 65, is ...

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Crude bomb exploded near Satkhira temple

Satkhira, Oct 14 : A crude bomb was exploded in front of a temple in Harinagar Bazar in Shyamnagar upazila on Saturday night. Elius Hossain, officer-in-charge of Shyamnagar Police Station, said the bomb exploded in front of the temple around ...

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Hill slides kill three in Chattogram

  Chattogram, Oct 14 : At least three people including a woman and her daughter were killed in two separate incidents of hill slides in the port city early Sunday following continuous rainfall for last several days due to the influence ...

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